About Me

Personal Details

  • Born in Donegal 1977
  • Educated; St. Finian’s National School Falcarragh and Pobal Scoil Cloich Cheann Fhaola, Falcarragh. – B.Sc(HONS) from University of Ulster.
  • Former Irish International Athlete & current member of Finn Valley Athletic Club, Cloughaneely GAA Club and Soccer with Dunlewey Celtic.

Political Record

  • Re-elected to Seanad Éireann 2011
  • Fianna Fáil Seanad Spokesperson on Agriculture, Food and the Marine
  • Member of Joint Committee on Agriculture, Food and the Marine
  • Appointed to Seanad Éireann 2007
  • Government Seanad Spokesperson on Lifelong Learning, Youth Work & School Transport
  • Member of the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Education & Science
  • Re-elected to Údarás na Gaeltachta Board in April 2005
  • Elected to Donegal County Council June 2004
  • First Elected to Údarás na Gaeltachta in December 1999
  • Served as Chair of Planning SPC on Donegal County Council (2004-2007)
  • Ball Tofa dÚdarás na Gaeltachta ó 1999